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1996 Audi A3 1600CC Instrument Panel
the old dash unit dials- i.e. speedo, lights, fuel gauge, etc does not work so i am trting to replace with 2nd hand dash but the dash is coded with the imobiliser. i've got a modis and have used the vw expert mode to extract the old code ot of the faullty dash...
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Air Bag Code VIN: WBAAR3342Y
Repairing remaining wreck damage for body shop. Air bag lamp on. Codes: 1B Crash memory, 02 Driver pretensioner, 0B Battery disconnection 1. Have installed new drivers pretensioner and reset codes. 0B battery disconnect comes back immediately. What am I missin...
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADP6348Y
Greetings gents from the world of troubled Bimmers and the techs challenged with finding solutions to their problems. I have this handsome 528 wagon that is becoming quite a stumper. Hopefully the problem is obvious, just overlooked. Car arrived the first tim... Trouble codes: 151 (signal O2 sensor before cat bank 1), 154 (signal O2 sensor before cat bank 2), 227 (O2 sensor control deviation too large bank 1), 228 (O2 sensor control deviation too large bank 2)
1994 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Electronic VIN: SAJHXQ747R
Hey Guys. I have a ball buster & I hope one of you Jag Wizards can help. Car came in in limp home mode, trans failure light on solid, does not reset when ignition is turned off. I have replaced the TPS & rechecked adjustment. Relays are upgraded to black or...
1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHX1746S
Hi this Jaguar here that won't start. Have plenty of fuel at the rail and plenty of spark but the injectors won't open. We have power getting to the injectors (12volts with key on at black and light green wire at the other wire when cranking voltage...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Passenger Door Unlock VIN: WDBRF64J51
Hi All, I need a little bit of help. I just bought this '01 C320 Mercedes and the Passenger front door will not unlock with either remotes or with the center console lock/unlock switch.All other doors work as they should. The terms of sale from the dealer was...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Body/drive line VIN: WVWPD63B5X
When you accelerate you can feel vib. in steering wheel center console and body of the car. We replaced axles first for the boot problem no vib. They brought car back for control arms to much play Now after control arms customer has this vib. On accel you c...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, 15 mph max VIN: 3VWDD21C84
Hello Friends, I have a customer with a 2000 VW Beetle that has an intermittent problem, it seems that the customer's daughter has complained that the car sometimes can't go over 15 mph. The car ran OK for me but I can only say that although the car is no po... Trouble codes: P0455 (Evap large leak), P1171 (Angle sensor 2 throttle motor G188 not a plausible signal intermittent), P1557 (Angle sensor throttle motor G187 not a plausible signal), P1557 (Angle sensor throttle motor G187 not a plausible signal)
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Engine VIN: WVWWWH63B1
Greeting, This Passat has an oil consumption issue. It will use about a quart every thousand miles. The oil warning will come on before the next oil service. This engine is clean with no signs of oil leaking from gaskets, seals or sensors- its dry. The plugs l...
1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L speed sensor VIN: YVILZ56D3X
got one for all you volvo gurus. Another tech is working on this car.vehicle came in for mil on. checked codes and it drove like it was in limp mode and the speedo drops out when they check engine light comes on. Cleared the codes and the problem goes away unt...
2003 Volvo S60 AWD 2.5L Starter relay control VIN: YV1RH59H83
Hello Volvo Techs! This S60 came in as a no start / no crank. Battery checked fine so I pulled a wiring diagram an found that I was not getting a ground control to the starter relay from the CEM. I checked the ignition switch output to the cem and to the start...

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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L a/c system VIN: SAJDA01N61
To diagnose this code you need to ohm the sensor if readings are over 60000 ohms replace evap temp sensor. In this case it did read high. Replaced evap temp sensor and is all ok now. Thanks to all especially Stanley. Love the iATN network. Such a wonderful too...
1994 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L aux fan VIN: WDBGA70E2R
soory for the late replay, but we wanted to make sure the system works reliable. Okay, we think car had to problems: 1.) Fault code 98 + 99, which always returned with the old control unit. We ordered a rebuild control unit (pushbutton unit) from Programma ins...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L no crank VIN: WDBJH70W4W
Considering the hints I received I thought problem was a bad EIS module. Because I donīt have scanner software to deal with this system car was sent to local dealer. Client told me problem was a aftermarket immobilizer system installed before he bought the...
1971 Other European SILVERSHADOW 412CID Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy
thanks to every one who gave me good tips.david tip directed me to the problem.this is a su hif7 carb (dual carb).by removing the suction chamber and pulling out the piston i notice that the jet needle retainer was loose which was causing the jet needle to not...
2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YS3EF48Z91
Thankyou everyone! I replaced the crank sensor, plugs and cassettes. After all this, I thought about the original pending code of P1397. This reminds me of all the BMW codes in the 1400's relating to cam sensors. It probably was just the crank sensor, but the ...
1994 Volvo 940 T 2.3L low beams VIN: YV1JW870XR
Got it! An aftermarket radio was installed on this vehicle. There are 2 yellow and 2 white wires on the radio harness when it leaves the factory. These need to stay joined together to activate the headlight relay. When the harness was cut, only the white wires...
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